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Welcome to Mount Ida ...

The city of Mount Ida is located in Montgomery County<1> and is the County Seat for Montgomery County.

The location of Mount Ida has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Mount Ida: Mt. Ida

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mount Ida has a population of 1,005 people<3> (see below for details).

Mount Ida is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Mount Ida lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Mount Ida lies within the (870) area code.

The ZIP code for Mount Ida: 71957<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mount Ida had an population of 1,005 people. This is a decrease of 6.6% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.45% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mount Ida had a population of 1,076 people (which is 11.34% of the total population of Montgomery County). This makes Mount Ida the county's most populous community.

The population of Mount Ida represents 0.04% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 184th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,076 people, the population of Mount Ida increased 9.68% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 981 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Mount Ida.

Communities Also Named Mount Ida ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Mount Ida - they are located in Alabama, Massachusetts, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Mount Ida.

Communities near Mount Ida ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mount Ida.

  • Glenwood [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenwood
    • Glenwood [Pike County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Mount Ida
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,128 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenwood<7>
  • Norman [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norman
    • Norman [Montgomery County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Mount Ida
    • Estimated population in 2019: 362 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Norman:
    • Womble
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norman<7>
  • Oden [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oden
    • Oden [Montgomery County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Mount Ida
    • Estimated population in 2019: 215 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oden<7>
  • Black Springs [Montgomery County]
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    • Black Springs [Montgomery County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Mount Ida
    • Estimated population in 2019: 92 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Black Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Black Springs
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pencil Bluff [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pencil Bluff
      • Pencil Bluff [Montgomery County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Mount Ida
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pencil Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pencil Bluff
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pencil Bluff<7>
    • Sims [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sims
      • Sims [Montgomery County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Mount Ida
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sims
    • Whitetown [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitetown
      • Whitetown [Montgomery County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Mount Ida
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitetown
    • Caddo Gap [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caddo Gap
      • Caddo Gap [Montgomery County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Mount Ida
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caddo Gap have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caddo Gap
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caddo Gap<7>
    • Joplin [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joplin
      • Joplin [Montgomery County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Mount Ida
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joplin
    • Alamo [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alamo
      • Alamo [Montgomery County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Mount Ida
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alamo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alamo

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Mount Ida. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mount Ida.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mount Ida. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Mount Ida.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mount Ida. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Mount Ida.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Ida ...

Looking for more information about Mount Ida? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Mount Ida, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mount Ida.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Montgomery County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mount Ida. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Montgomery, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mount Ida.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Ida - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Mount Ida). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mount Ida or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mount Ida) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mount Ida. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mount Ida

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Ida. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5509, Longitude: -93.6309       In this case, the coordinates for Mount Ida have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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